Walsh College

Dual Degree MBA / MSM

Dual Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Management

The Dual MBA/MSM incorporates strategic decision-making and systematic approaches to solving complex problems through the Master of Business Administration (MBA) in combination with the Master of Science in Management (MSM) which focuses on developing leadership ability, including a firm understanding of organizational structures, communication, financial management, operations, and human resources management.

The Dual MBA/MSM consists of 19 courses for 54 credits.

Graduate Program Launch

All Dual MBA/MSM students will participate in a required one-day, on-campus orientation program before their classes begin. There will be an overview of your program, a review of student services, team building and networking opportunities. (0 cr; REQUIRED). The Graduate Program Launch will be held on campus.


Required Courses (15 courses, 42 credits)

COM 510   Communication and Success Strategies (3 cr)*
QM 520     Business Analytics (3 cr)*
MGT 501   Management (3 cr)
ACC 510    Financial & Managerial Accounting (3 cr)
MKT 550   Marketing Fundamentals (3 cr)
FIN 510     Financial Management (3 cr)
MKT 554   Marketing Management (2 cr)
COM 515   Professional Communications (1 cr)
MGT 565   Operations Management (3 cr)
IT 520        Information Technology (3 cr)
FIN 515     Financial Markets (3 cr)
BL 556      Business Law (3 cr) 
ECN 523   Global Economics (3 cr)
MGT 670   Strategy (3 cr)
MGT 680   Capstone Course (3 cr)

(must choose one concentration: 4 courses, 12 credits)

Human Resource Management



MGT 555
Global Human Resources Management

IB 514
Foundations of International Business

MGT 546
Strategic Management of Organizations as Complex Adaptive Systems

MGT 557
Labor Relations

IB 535
International Management

MGT 547
Strategic Management of Human, Structural, and Relationship Capital

MGT 558
Managing Employee Development and Training

IB 571
Management of Information Assurance In a World of Globalization

MGT 548
Strategic Management of Knowledge and Innovation

MGT 559
Managing Total Compensation

MGT 555
Global Human Resources Management

MGT 549
Managing Strategic Renewal and Change

*Both graduate gateway courses (COM 510 and QM 520) must be completed with a “B” (3.000) or higher to continue on in the program. A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.000 must be earned while in residence.  All other courses must be completed with a “C” (2.000) or higher.

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